See also: aperse
- (dated) A person or thing that is preeminent, unique, or which has unusual merit.
- O fair Creseide, the flower and A-per-se Of Troy and Greece.
- ^ Brown, Lesley (2003)
“A-per-se” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 1.